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KALW and Audio Academy Journalists Win San Francisco Press Club Honors

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW, Listener Supported Public Radio It’s awards season for Bay Area journalists, and this is a big one for KALW. On Thursday, many members of our team will be honored by the San Francisco Press Club for stories and programs produced during the 2018 calendar year. And many of those are graduates of our Audio Academy training program! See below for the honorees (with Audio Academy fellows noted with their graduating years in parentheses): Overall Excellence — Team — “Crosscurrents” Public...

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Alpha Parent Learning Center Preps Parent to Earn High School Diploma

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019 in ACE Learning Center, Continuing Education | 0 comments

The Alpha Parent Learning Center supports parents of students in the Alpha School District not just with English as a second language, but also to provide the opportunity and support for parents to earn their high school diploma. This diploma opens up opportunities for further education and employment and can be golden. Daysi Nava is the current student that is now working on earning her high school diploma. She will earn it by the end of this school year. The entire team from Alpha Parent Learning Center is very excited for her and she...

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Learning to Define the “Face of Radio” at KALW Audio Academy

Posted by on Oct 7, 2019 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW, Listener Supported Public Radio Last week, we brought our Audio Academy fellows over to our new Oakland offices at StudioToBe for a seminar on feature story production. It’s been great to have desk and conference space at a place that hosts producers from the podcast Snap Judgment(including Audio Academy graduates Liz Mak [’14] and Chris Hambrick [’15]), the nationally syndicated radio show Making Contact, and lots of independent podcast makers. We’re looking forward to building upon...

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